American-Scandinavian 7th Annual Competition

Fellowships, News from the Field

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF)‘s 7th annual competition for Scandinavian Folk Arts & Cultural Traditions in the Upper Midwest (North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan) is open now through September 1, 2023. Through these fellowships and grants, ASF extends its reach beyond New York to foster the perpetuation of Scandinavian traditional arts and skills in the Upper Midwest of the U.S., while also promoting cultural exchange between the U.S. and the Nordic region. 

Two kinds of awards are available – fellowships for artists and grants for public programs and community projects. All of their grants encourage both the practice of folk arts and cultures and the presentation of these arts to public audiences.

You can download full press release for the competition here.
To read guidelines and submit an application, please click here.

For further information, please contact Sally Yerkovich, Director of Educational Exchange & Special Projects, at 212-847-9714 or [email protected].

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